Broken VDOT Promises

What good is the word of the Commonwealth of Virginia? Not very good at all, a Mathews County beach owner has discovered after thinking his property dispute had been settled. Now, Mark Eubank has to persuade a Mathews County Court to force the Virginia Department of Transportation to do what it pledged to do to…

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Pipeline vote of confidence

December 1, 2017 The biggest eminent domain story in Virginia concerns the Atlantic Coast Pipeline. Dominion, the utility building it, will use its condemnation powers to acquire a ribbon of land running hundreds of miles through Virginia from West Virginia to North Carolina. One stretch collides with the secluded mountainside Wintergreen Resort community. A thousand…

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Improving Property Law

October 24, 2017 The American Law Institute has elected Joseph T. Waldo to its exclusive membership as it embarks on a major study of property law in America. Waldo, the president of Waldo & Lyle, is the only Virginian among the 37 new members selected by the ALI. ALI is composed of attorneys, judges and…

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City Must Pay Up

On May 25, 2017, The Virginian-Pilot and WAVY 10 reported on Waldo & Lyle’s success in forcing the City of Virginia Beach to pay the relocation expenses of a dentist displaced by a road widening. The case set a precedent that will protect small businesses. Follow the recent coverage. Dr. Allan Bergano retained Waldo &…

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Boardwalk Battle

On May 24, 2017, WAVY-10 spotlighted Waldo & Lyle’s role in resisting the efforts of a prominent Virginia Beach developer and the City of Virginia Beach to take the expansive beachside lawn of Oceans Condominium for a boardwalk extension. Oceans Condominium retained Waldo & Lyle to remind the City of Virginia Beach that it is…

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